25 days in United States Itinerary

25 days in United States Itinerary

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25 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Brisbane
Fly:  18​h 15​min
1
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h
2
Las Vegas
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
3
San Diego
— 4 nights
Fly + bus:  8​h 15​min
4
New York City
— 5 nights
Fly:  8​h 45​min
5
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
Fly:  16​h
End: Brisbane


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4
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for nature, museums, parks, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, make a trip to Lombard Street, take a stroll through Union Square, and contemplate the long history of Alcatraz Island.

To find where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our San Francisco itinerary planning site .

Brisbane, Australia to San Francisco is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (Queensland) to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -18 hour difference. Traveling from Brisbane in January, expect San Francisco to be colder, temps between 17°C and 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

4
nights
Las Vegas

Las Vegas ©
Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Grand Canyon by One Day Tours. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Las Vegas: Boulder City (Winged Figures of the Republic Statues & Hoover Dam). Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Fountains of Bellagio, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, try your luck at Paris Las Vegas, and examine the collection at The Neon Museum.

To see traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas road trip planner.

Getting from San Diego to Las Vegas by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from San Diego in January: high temperatures in Las Vegas hover around 17°C and lows are around 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) early enough to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

Boulder City
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Strip ©
The Strip

4
nights
San Diego

San Diego ©
Divided into neighborhoods with distinct characters and cultural heritages, San Diego sits just north of the Mexican border and offers visitors a blend of tourist attractions, including a lively nightlife, diverse cuisine, and a thriving musical scene.
Go for a jaunt from San Diego to Encinitas to see Self Realization Fellowship Hermitage & Meditation Gardens about 30 minutes away. There's lots more to do: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at San Diego Zoo, observe the fascinating underwater world at SeaWorld San Diego, see the interesting displays at USS Midway Museum, and take a tour of Maritime Museum of San Diego.

To find photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the San Diego attractions planner .

Traveling by flight from Las Vegas to San Diego takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In January, San Diego is a bit warmer than Las Vegas - with highs of 22°C and lows of 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Museums

Side Trip

Self Realization Fellowship Hermitage & Meditation Gardens
Highlights from your plan
San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
Balboa Park ©
Balboa Park
USS Midway Museum ©
USS Midway Museum

5
nights
New York City

New York City ©
Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
New York City is known for museums, nightlife, shopping, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Central Park, admire the striking features of Grand Central Terminal, explore the world behind art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, and take in panoramic vistas at Empire State Building.

To find maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our New York City road trip site .

Getting from San Diego to New York City by combination of flight and bus takes about 8.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a 3 hour difference. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from San Diego in January: high temperatures in New York City hover around 5°C and lows are around -5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building

4
nights
Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Venture out of the city with trips to Anaheim (Disney California Adventure Park & Disneyland Park). There's much more to do: get in on the family fun at Universal Studios Hollywood, admire the striking features of Bradbury Building, experience the excitement of Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey, and look and learn at Griffith Observatory.

Plan trip to Los Angeles with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Fly from Las Vegas to Los Angeles in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Las Vegas in January, expect Los Angeles to be a bit warmer, temps between 24°C and 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Anaheim, Santa Monica Pier
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park

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